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i already have a cage throughout the whole car

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i already have a cage throughout the whole car


pics? Very Happy


is it just a bolt on 'show' cage? or a welded together cage?


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sorry this is the only pic i have. the PO installed it but from what i understand its a real cage, but i'm no expert. i'll get some more pics up tomorrow or the next day when the bug finally comes home

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sweet!! definitely looks legit and is a great start in the rear for mounting shocks


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sweet!! definitely looks legit and is a great start in the rear for mounting shocks

yeah the PO put pretty much all of his money into the rear end of this thing, and now i need to start beefing up the front a bit. i really like the look of how the rear shocks mount to the cage

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While gusseted it should be triangulated with a couple of small tubes to counter act the lever affect.

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While gusseted it should be triangulated with a couple of small tubes to counter act the lever affect.

sorry didnt totally understand that

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Look at this shock mount and compare it to yours. It's basically what Perri is saying to do. It adds alot of strength to the shock mount and keeps it from bending/breaking off



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ahh gotcha. i dont have a welder but i should be able to find a guy to do that

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That one is a double shear mount which is even stronger.

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That one is a double shear mount which is even stronger.

A must if you go coilovers.

Or a nice to have with just shocks only


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